The cause of this opacity is generally quick boiling while the meat is in.
Sometimes the want of opacity is due to the fact that the developer was too cold.
The opacity is remarkably high, explaining why the star is so nearly "heat-tight."
They have not substance enough, in fact, to reach a state of opacity.
The boat silently approached along the green water; its opacity prevented the animal seeing the enemy.
The amount of acid regulates the density or opacity of the enamel.
Deeply as his criticism penetrates, it is yet loyally recognitive of the opacity of milestones.
Special attention should be given to the position of the opacity.
It usually affects the lower corneal margin and may be merely roughening and opacity of the epithelium or deep septic ulceration.
They are almost entirely confined to the posterior part of the area pellucida, and give rise to the opacity of that part.
1550s, "darkness of meaning, obscurity," from French opacité, from Latin opacitatem (nominative opacitas) "shade, shadiness," from opacus "shaded, dark, opaque" (see opaque). The literal sense "condition of being impervious to light" first recorded 1630s.
opacity o·pac·i·ty (ō-pās'ĭ-tē)
The quality or state of being opaque.
An opaque or nontransparent area, as of the cornea.